The Central Anatolia Region (Turkish: İç Anadolu Bölgesi) is a geographical region of Turkey. The largest city in the region is Ankara. Other big cities are Konya, Kayseri, Eskişehir, Sivas, and Aksaray.
Central Anatolia Region
İç Anadolu Bölgesi
Region of Turkey
|• Total||163,057 km2 (62,957 sq mi)|
Located in Central Turkey, it is bordered by the Aegean Region to the west, the Black Sea Region to the north, the Eastern Anatolia Region to the east, and the Mediterranean Region to the south. It also shares a very slight border with the Marmara Region in Bilecik Province.
- Konya Section (Turkish: Konya Bölümü)
- Upper Sakarya Section (Turkish: Yukarı Sakarya Bölümü)
- Middle Kızılırmak Section (Turkish: Orta Kızılırmak Bölümü)
- Upper Kızılırmak Section (Turkish: Yukarı Kızılırmak Bölümü)
Palearctic regions include:
Temperate broadleaf and mixed forestsEdit
Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests include:
Temperate coniferous forestsEdit
Temperate coniferous forests are Northern Anatolian conifer and deciduous forests.
Temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublandsEdit
Central Anatolian steppe are classified as Temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands.
Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrubEdit
Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub include:
Provinces that are entirely in the Central Anatolia Region:
Provinces that are mostly in the Central Anatolia Region:
Provinces that are partially in the Central Anatolia Region:
Central Anatolia has a semi-arid continental climate with hot, dry summers and cold, snowy winters. Most of the region usually has low precipitation throughout the year.
|Climate chart (explanation)|
- ^ "İl ve İlçelerimize Ait İstatistiki Veriler- Meteoroloji Genel Müdürlüğü". Archived from the original on 2011-06-20. Retrieved 2011-05-31.
- Central Anatolia travel guide from Wikivoyage
Coordinates: 39°00′N 33°00′E / 39.000°N 33.000°E